Weekly Update 12/25/2023 – Fr. Cyril Gorgy








Beloved Holy Resurrection Church (HRC) family, wishing you a spiritual fruitful Advent Fast and a Blessed New Year.  Begin the New Year, by celebrating the Divine Liturgy, check out the schedule below for 12/31.  Also the Divine Liturgy for the Feast of Nativity will be Sunday, 1/7 in the morning, followed by Sunday School Christmas Program. 

Year End Giving: Thank you for all your prayers and support throughout 2023.  Please use this link to explore all giving options prior to the end of the year.  

Important Video Message:  Please share this video link with family and friends to support the mission of HRC.

Marriage and Family Life Meeting: Please use this link to view the last meeting’s presentation on “increasing fondness and admiration” workshop by Dr Eiriny Eskander.  Pease utilize this link (updated) to access the workshop’s PDF. 

Spiritual Reading: Please use the following links for the book ‘On The Incarnation’, for pdf use this link , and audiobook this link 

Missionary Trips: DOME- Department of Mission of Evangelism have several upcoming mission trips. Please use this link to learn more about upcoming missionary trips.

Study at ACTS: Enroll with a group of at least five students, and your first class toward the certificate program is FREE. Please use this link for more details.  

Schedule Home Visitation: Please use this link to schedule a home visit or confession. 

This week’s Services: 

Mon    Dec 25- Praises cancelled, will resume on January 15 at 7pm

Wed    Dec 27 – Divine Liturgy, 5:15-7:15am

Thu    Dec 28 – GYP Meeting, 7pm

Fri    Dec 29 –  St Phoebe the Deaconess, women servants meeting at 3pm

        Dec 29 – Youth Bible Study, at 6:30pm  (High School and College)

Sat    *Dec 30 – Vespers and Kiahk Midnight praises, 7pm 

Sun    Dec 31 – Divine Liturgy  7:50-10:30am

***Sun   Dec 31 – New Year Service, 9:30pm -1:30am, Praises followed by Midnight Divine Liturgy 

Last Sunday’s Sermon:  We continued our study of St. Athanasius’ book, ‘On the Incarnation’.  To view the sermon please use this link

You are encouraged to read or listen to the book. For a pdf copy use this link , and audiobook this link

“Each one must give as he has decided in his heart, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver.” 2 Corinthians 9:7